CADSI News Story
Christyn Cianfarani Named one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women’s Executive Network
OTTAWA (November 22, 2018) – CADSI is proud to announce that its President and CEO, Christyn Cianfarani, has been named among Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winners for 2018.
The annual list of winners was released today by PhaseNyne, the parent company of the Women's Executive Network (WXN). The Top 100 Awards pay tribute to outstanding women across Canada who serve as an inspiration for the next generation of leaders and who advocate for diversity in the workforce.
Past Award Winners include some of Canada’s most iconic female trailblazers – such as best-selling author Margaret Atwood, astronaut Dr. Roberta Bondar, as well as businesswomen Arlene Dickinson, Heather Reisman and Christine Magee.
Ms. Cianfarani, a first-time winner, was recognized in the CIBC Trailblazers & Trendsetters category for her achievements in the Canadian defence industry. These achievements include:
Ms. Cianfarani is passionate about changing the face of Canada’s defence industry and making it more open and diverse.
Sherri Stevens, CEO of WXN, said all 100 winners are “role models for the generations who will follow – which is why it’s very important to recognize and celebrate their great achievements.”
The Top 100 Awards span the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, with the initial candidates selected by WXN’s Diversity Council. The final vetting process was completed by WXN’s 2017-2018 Diversity Champions.
For a full list of winners, please visit https://wxnetwork.com/wxn/top100winners/.
For more information, please contact:
Monique Scotti, CADSI
Lauren Butler, WXN
About the Women's Executive Network (WXN)
Women’s Executive Network (WXN), a member-based organization, exists for the advancement, development and recognition of professional women in Canada. WXN delivers this advancement through training, events, mentoring, networking, and award and recognition programs for members and partners.
The Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI) is the national voice of more than 900 Canadian defence and security companies that produce world-class goods, services and technologies. The industries contribute to the employment of more than 60,000 Canadians and generate $10 billion in annual revenues, roughly 60 per cent of which come from exports. To learn more, visit www.defenceandsecurity.ca and follow us on Twitter at @CadsiCanada or on LinkedIn.
Last Modified 2018-11-22 09:14